What is the Story of the US Open? POLL

I almost had the feeling that Tipsarevic would ride negative energy a la Lleyton Hewitt in 2001 after his bout with controversy.  I am glad that did not happen and that tennis, rather than sexism, will be the story of the weekend.

Thoughts on Wozniacki, Clijsters and Isner

Warning Signs for Wozniacki The US Open was Even Worse for Caro than SW19 Caroline Wozniacki’s loss at the US Open may have had injury elements thrown into the recipe, but this is an ominous sign.  Last year, many said Wozniacki is uber fit, works hard on her game, and she is the youngest player…

Wimbledon Ladies’ Round of 16 Predictions

My Projected Winner will be placed in BOLD ROUND OF 16 MATCH-UPS (Listed in order of seeds) [1] MARIA SHARAPOVA (RUS #1) vs. [15] SABINE LISICKI (GER #15) Sharapova leads 3-0 Lisicki is capable of winning, but Sharapova is on a great roll and should win this match. [14] ANA IVANOVIC (SRB #14) vs. [2]…

2011 Was a Good Year for the WTA

The Sky is Falling? Those who follow tennis have often made complaining about the admittedly convoluted leadership structures in professional tennis into an art from.  Beyond that, the ATP Tour has enjoyed a lot of continuity among top contenders since 2004.  This continuity has allowed for  Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic to be…